Journal Articles

M. M. Wilkins, M. Ishigaki, P.-O. Provost, D. Masson, S. Fafard, C. E. Valdivia, E. M. Dede, and K. Hinzer, “Ripple-free boost-mode power supply using photonic power conversion, (8 pages), IEEE Trans. Power Electron. (Early Access) (2018). DOI: 10.1109/TPEL.2018.2843158

Ahmed M. Gabr, Alexandre W. Walker, and Karin Hinzer, Critical design criteria for silicon nanocrystals downshifting layers enhancement in CIGS solar cells, J. Photon. Energy 8(2), 025502 (2018). DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.8.025502

M. N. Beattie, Y. Bioud, D. Hobson, A. Boucherif, C. E. Valdivia, D. Drouin, R. Arès, and K. Hinzer, Tunable conductivity in mesoporous germanium, Nanotechnology 29, 215701 (2018). DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/aab3f7

V. Tatsiankou, K. Hinzer, H. Schriemer, S. Kazadzis, N. Kouremeti, and R. Beal, Extensive validation of solar spectral irradiance meters at the World Radiation Center, Sol. Energy 166, 80-89 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2018.03.044

M. D. Yandt, K. Hinzer and H. Schriemer, Representative atmospheric parameters in multijunction solar cell design, (8 pages), IEEE J. Photovoltaics, 8(3), 895-902 (2018). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2817242

A. M. Gabr, A. W. Walker, M. M. Wilkins, R. Kleiman, and K. Hinzer, Procedure to decouple reflectance and down-shifting effects in luminescent down-shifting enhanced photovoltaics, Opt. Express., 25(12), A530-A538 (2017), DOI: 10.1364/OE.25.00A530.

A. Benhsaien, Z. Lu, K. Hinzer, and T. J. Hall, The Linewidth Broadening Factor: A Length-Scale-Dependent Analytical Approach, Am. J. Nano Res. Appl., 5(1), 1-6 (2017). DOI: 10.11648/j.nano.20170501.11

M. M. Wilkins, J. Gupta, A. Jaouad, B. Bouzazi, S. Fafard, A. Boucherif, C. E. Valdivia, R. Arès, V. Aimez, H. P. Schriemer, and K. Hinzer, Design of thin InGaAsN(Sb) n-i-p junctions for use in four-junction concentrating photovoltaic devices, J. Photon. Energy, 7(2), 022502 (2017), DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.7.022502.

S. Tomosk, J. E. Haysom, K. Hinzer, H. Schriemer, and D. Wright, Mapping the Geographic Distribution of the Economic Viability of Photovoltaic Load Displacement Projects in SW USA, Renew. Energy, 107, 101-112 (2017), DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2017.01.049.

P. Sharma, M. M. Wilkins, H. P. Schriemer, and K. Hinzer, Concentrating optical system optimization for 3- and 4-junction solar cells: Impact of illumination profiles, J. Photon. Energy, 7(1), 014501 (2017), DOI: 10.1117/1.JPE.7.014501, uO Research.

M. D. Yandt, K. Hinzer, and H. Schriemer, Efficient multi-junction solar cell design for maximum annual energy yield by representative spectrum selection, IEEE J. Photovoltaics (2017), DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2638040

A. H. Trojnar, C. E. Valdivia, R. R. LaPierre, K. Hinzer, and J. J. Krich, Optimizations of GaAs nanowire solar cells, IEEE J. Photovoltaics, 6(6), 1494-1501 (2016), DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2600339

J. Fattahi, H. Schriemer, B. Bacque, R. Orr, K. Hinzer, and J. E. Haysom, High stability adaptive microgrid control method using fuzzy logic, Sustainable Cities and Societies, 25, 57-64 (2016), DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2016.03.003

V. Tatsiankou, K. Hinzer, J. Haysom, H. Schriemer, K. Emery, and R. Beal, Design principles and field performance of a solar spectral irradiance meter, Sol. Energy 133, 94-102 (2016), DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2016.03.054

S. Fafard, M. C. A. York, F. Proulx, C. E. Valdivia, M. M. Wilkins, R. Arès, V. Aimez, K. Hinzer, and D. P. Masson, Ultrahigh efficiencies in vertical epitaxial heterostructure architectures, Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 071101 (2016), DOI: 10.1063/1.4941240

J. Zribi, B. Ilahi, B. Paquette, A. Jaouad, O. Theriault, K. Hinzer, R. Cheriton, G. Patriarche, S. Fafard, V. Aimez, R. Ares, and D. Morris, Effect of Dot-Height Truncation on the Device Performance of Multilayer InAs/GaAs Quantum Dot Solar Cells Photovoltaics, IEEE J. Photovoltaics PP (99), (2016), DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2514708

R. Cheriton, M. M. Wilkins, P. Sharma, C. E. Valdivia, A. H. Trojnar, H. Schriemer, K. Hinzer, J. Gupta, B. Bouzazi, G. Kolhatkar, A. Boucherif, A. Jaouad, S. Fafard, V. Aimez, and R. Arès, Design optimizations of InGaAsN(Sb) subcells for concentrator photovoltaic systems, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 34(02M103), 2016. DOI: 10.1116/1.4939754

P. Besson, P. McVey White, C. Dominguez, P. Voarino, P. Garcia-Linares, M. Lemiti, H. Schriemer, K. Hinzer, and M. Baudrit, Spectrally-resolved measurement of concentrated light distributions for Fresnel lens concentrators, Opt. Express 24 (2), A397-A407 (2016). DOI: 10.1364/OE.24.00A397

M. M. Wilkins, C. E. Valdivia, A. M. Gabr, D. Masson, S. Fafard, and K. Hinzer, Luminescent coupling in planar opto-electronic devices, J. Appl. Phys. 118, 143102 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4932660, uO Research.

J. E. Haysom, K. Hinzer, and D. Wright, Impact of electricity tariffs on optimal orientation of photovoltaic modules, Prog. Photovoltaics: Res. Appl. (2015). DOI: 10.1002/pip.2651, uO Research.

M. D. Yandt, J. P. D. Cook, K. Hinzer and H. Schriemer, Shutter technique for noninvasive individual cell characterization in sealed CPV modules, IEEE J. Photovoltaics 5 (2), 691-696, (2015). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2392943

M. D. Yandt, J. P. D. Cook, M. Kelly, H. Schriemer, K. Hinzer, Dynamic Real-Time I–V Curve Measurement System for Indoor/Outdoor Characterization of Photovoltaic Cells and Modules, IEEE J. Photovoltaics 5 (1), 337-343, (2015). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2366690.

J. E. Haysom, O. Jafarieh, H. Anis, K. Hinzer, and D. Wright, Learning curve analysis of concentrated photovoltaic systems, Prog. Photovoltaics: Res. Appl. Published on-line Dec. 2014. DOI: 10.1002/pip.2567.

P. Sharma, A. W. Walker, J. F. Wheeldon, K. Hinzer and H. Schriemer, Enhanced efficiencies for high-concentration, multijunction PV systems by optimizing grid spacing under nonuniform illumination using a distributed resistance model, International Journal of Photoenergy 2014, Article ID 582083 (2014). DOI: 10.1155/2014/582083 .

A. W. Walker, F. Bouchard, A. H. Trojnar and K. Hinzer, Inverted metamorphic III-V triple-junction solar cell with a 1 eV CuInSe2 bottom sub-cell, International J. Photoenergy 2014, Article ID 913170 (2014). DOI: 10.1155/2014/913170 .

A. W. Walker, O. Thériault, and K. Hinzer, Carrier dynamics in quantum dot enhanced multi-junction solar cells under concentration, IEEE J. Photovoltaics 4(4), 1095-1099, (2014). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2322279.

A. W. Walker, O. Thériault, and K. Hinzer, Positioning and doping effects on quantum dot enhanced multi-junction solar cell performance, Prog. Photovoltaics: Res. Appl. (2014). DOI: 10.1002/pip.2487.

A. W. Walker, O. Thériault, and K. Hinzer, The dependence of multi-junction solar cell performance on the number of quantum dot layers, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 50(3), 198-203 (2014). DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2014.2301817.

A. W. Walker, Olivier Theriault, Matthew M. Wilkins, Jeffrey F. Wheeldon, and Karin Hinzer, Tunnel-Junction-Limited Multijunction Solar Cell Performance Over Concentration, IEEE J. on Sel. Top. on Quantum Electron., 19(5), 4000508 (2013). DOI: 10.1109/JSTQE.2013.2258140.

A. W. Walker, Olivier Theriault, Jeffrey F. Wheeldon, and Karin Hinzer, The Effects of Absorption and Recombination on Quantum Dot Multijunction Solar Cell Efficiency, IEEE J. Photovoltaics, 3(3), 1118-1124 (2013). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2013.2257920.

M. M. Wilkins, A. Boucherif, R. Beal, J. E. Haysom, J. F. Wheeldon, V. Aimez, R. Ares, T. J. Hall, and K. Hinzer, Multijunction Solar Cell Designs Using Silicon Bottom Subcell and Porous Silicon Compliant Membrane, IEEE J. Photovoltaics, 3(3), 1125-1131 (2013). DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2013.2261931.

G. Kolhatkar, J. F. Wheeldon, C. E. Valdivia, A. W. Walker, S. Fafard, A. Turala, A. Jaouad, R. Arès, V. Aimez, and K. Hinzer, Current-voltage measurements within the negative differential resistance region of AlGaAs/AlGaAs tunnel junctions for high concentration photovoltaic, Int. J. Nanoscience, 11(4), 1240014 (2012). DOI: 10.1142/S0219581X12400145.

J. F. Wheeldon, C. E. Valdivia, A. W. Walker, G. Kolhatkar, A. Jaouad, A. Turala, B. Riel, D. Masson, N. Puetz, S. Fafard, R. Arès, V. Aimez, T. J. Hall, K. Hinzer, Performance comparison of AlGaAs, GaAs and InGaP tunnel junctions for concentrated multi-junction solar cells, Prog. Photovoltaics: Res. Appl 19, 442-452 (2011). DOI: 10.1002/pip.1056.

R. Millett, A. Benhsaien, K. Dridi, H. Schriemer, K. Hinzer, T. Hall, Fabrication-tolerant 1310 nm laterally-coupled distributed feedback lasers with high side mode suppression ratios, Photonics and Nanostruct. Fundam. App., 9, 111-118 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.photonics.2011.01.003.

R. Millett, K. Hinzer, A. Benhsaien, T. J. Hall, H. Schriemer, Impact of laterally-coupled microstructure on effective coupling coefficients, Nanotechnology, 21, 134015 (2010). DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/13/134015.

R. Millett, H. Schriemer, T. Hall, K. Hinzer, Effect of grating order and tooth rounding in laterally-coupled distributed feedback lasers, J. Opt. Quantum Electron. 40(14-15), 1239-45 (2009). DOI: 10.1007/s11082-009-9293-2.

R. Millett, K. Hinzer, T. J. Hall, H. Schriemer, Simulation analysis of fabrication-tolerant higher order laterally-coupled distributed feedback lasers, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 44 (12), 1145-51 (2008). DOI: 10.1109/JQE.2008.2002089.

C. E. Valdivia, E. Desfonds, D. Masson, S. Fafard, A. Carlson, J. Cook, T. J. Hall, K. Hinzer, Optimization of antireflection coating design for multi-junction solar cells and concentrator systems, Proc. of SPIE, 7099, 709915 (2008). DOI: 10.1117/12.807675.

J. F. Wheeldon, T. Hall, H. Schriemer, Wyckoff positions and the expression of polarization singularities in photonic crystals, Optical Express 17, 2111-2121 (2008). DOI: 10.1364/OE.17.002111.

J. F. Wheeldon, T. Hall, H. Schriemer (2007), Symmetry constraints and the existence of Bloch mode vortices in linear photonic crystals, Optical Express 15, 3531-3542 (2007). DOI: 10.1364/OE.15.003531

R. Shankar, J. Couturier, K. Hinzer, T. J. Hall, Scalability analysis in terms of crosstalk in NZ-DSF ring networks constructed with WSS based ROADM, Proc. of SPIE 6796 (2007). DOI: 10.1117/12.779078.